Timetable of events at London Climate Action Week

1-8 July | London

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has declared a climate emergency. As part of London’s response to this, the first ever London Climate Action Week will be held from 1-8 July.

The week will bring together London’s climate expertise and talent from across sectors to run events across the city focused on taking local, national and international action. These events will highlight the scaling up of practical solutions and identifying new solutions to help cut our carbon emissions to keep global temperature increases within 1.5C and support the Paris Agreement.

2 July: The Economist Events’ Climate Risk Summit

Find us at this inaugural summit from The Economist, which will bring together policymakers, business leaders, scientist and investors to begin a conversation about how organisations around the world can understand and manage climate-related risks.

Carbon Tracker is marketing partner and will have an exhibition stand with reports.

2 July: Unlocking the potential for AI to help tackle the climate crisis

The aim of the workshop is to bring together domain experts, technology experts and policy makers to scope how and where AI technology is being applied to the climate crisis, identify concrete opportunities for short and medium term impact, and scale up cross-sector collaboration. Carbon Tracker’s Head of Power & Utilities, Matthew Gray, will talk about how to measure World’s Power Plant Emissions from Space.

3 July: Climate Risk & The Capital Domino Effect

Join us for a thorough debate at our event hosted in collaboration with MSCI and PRI, where we will be covering topics including sustainable finance, policy responses and energy transition myths. The event will be running from 08:00 to 11:00, and you can register to attend here.

4 July: ‘Emerging from Emergency’: Urgency as a catalyst for action and regeneration

Mark Campanale will be taking part in a high-level roundtable discussion which hopes to act as a convergence point between policy and action. The event is being held at Chatham House from 12:30 to 17:00.

4th July: DivestInvest Your Capital 

Mark Campanale will be giving the closing remarks following an expert panel and roundtable discussion which will look at why and how Divest-Invest helps avoid dangerous climate change and accelerates the transition to clean energyCarbon Tracker will also have an exhibition stand where you can feel free to drop by, pick up a report and say hello at any point between 13:00 and 17:00.

4th July: From Coal to Clean: UK Progress and International Influence on Coal Phase-Out

This joint Chatham House, E3G and Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA) event for London Climate Action Week will explore the UK’s domestic progress and its international influence on the coal phase-out. Carbon Tracker’s Head of Power & Utilities, Matthew Gray, will  talk about international progress on the coal phase-out in line with the Paris Agreement.

Events we will attend:

  • Roundtable discussion hosted by E3G, Chatham House | Thursday 4 July | 09:30 – 11:00. (Invite only).
  • Roundtable discussion hosted by E3G, Chatham House | Friday 5 July | 09:30 – 12:00. (Invite only).
  • London Climate Frontier Forum at The Kings Fund, Cavendish Square | Friday 5 July | 14:00 – 21:00 

If you have any questions please get in touch at hello@carbontracker.org.

Find a full list of London Climate Action Week events here.